How long does pain usually last after root canal work?

Nowadays, root canal dental work is relatively quick and safe – thanks to a combination of the latest dental technology and efficient, modern local anaesthetics. This procedure is an excellent way to save the natural structure of teeth, where possible.

– Root canal treatment involves removal of the diseased tooth nerve and pulp tissue while preserving the rest.

– It is essential to see the dentist promptly, to prevent any infection from worsening.

– Most patients note moderate sensitivity or tenderness for just a few days following root canal treatment.

After root canal procedures, excessive pain is not normal. Contact your dentist right away.

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